USDA Zones: 2 - 8
Height: 16 inches
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Purple
Environment: Full sun
Soil Type: Combination of sand and organic matter, acidic soils
Temperature: Sow at 64-71F for 2-4 wks, move to 24-39F for 4-6 wks, move to 41-53F for germination
Average Germ Time: 8 - 12 weeks
Light Required: Yes
Depth: 1/4 inch
Sowing Rate: 2 - 3 seeds per plant
Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
Plant Spacing: 24 inches
Cranberry (Vaccinium Macrocarpon) - Cranberries can be grown in-doors, in a garden, in planter boxes, raised beds, etc. Cranberries have huge health benefits and can be dry stored for extended periods of time. Cranberries are native to North America do not need to be grown in a bog. Cranberries do require some soil preparation that is well worth the effort. Cranberry plants can also be grown in large pots as ornamentals. These attractive, spreading plants are a unique addition to any garden. With proper care, you can harvest berries the first year from the cranberry plants.
Many Different Options!
Cranberries can be grown in-doors, in a garden, in planter boxes, or raised beds!
How to Grow
Place your Cranberry seeds in the refrigerator for about three months before sowing indoors. Place two seeds in each pot and plant 1/4 inch deep, cover lightly. Press the soil down gently and mist with water. For the first year after germination, it’s best to keep the seedlings in their pots. Maintain even moisture and plant out in either the spring or fall.
- Sowing Rate: 2 - 3 seeds per plant
- Depth: 1/4 inch
- Average Germ Time: 8 - 12 weeks
- Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
- Plant Spacing: 24 inches
- USDA Zones: 2 - 8
- Height: 16 inches
- Season: Perennial